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Uber Fatal Crash: Tempe Police Release Dashcam Video Of Incident

TEMPE, AZ - The 22-second video is not an easy watch. It shows the moments leading up to the fatal crash in which a self-driving Uber struck and killed a pedestrian on Sunday. The Tempe Police Department released the video Wednesday afternoon. It shows the incident from two angles. The first is from

PATCH - 2018-03-22 00:01:44

Scottsdale resident survives 343-mph crash while trying to set world record

Motorcycle land speed record holder and Scottsdale resident Valerie Thompson survived a 343-mph crash while attempting to break the overall two-wheel record in Australia on Monday, Fox News reported. According to the report, the 49-year-old Thompson was going for the record at the Lake Gairdner Worl

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-21 20:26:43

Roberts: Video shows Uber operator paying no attention before self-driving car hit pedestrian

Laurie Roberts: A 22-second video of Sunday's night's fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car shows the operator was just along for the ride. I didn't say anything when the story broke about the self-driving Uber car that plowed into and killed a pedestrian on Mill Avenue in Tempe on Sunda

AZCENTRAL - 2018-03-21 23:39:55

Lost cellphone leads to Gilbert murder victim, suspect's arrest

The simple act of a couple finding a cellphone on southeast Gilbert street, near Germann Road and Luiseno Boulevard, eventually helped police discover that a man had been beaten, robbed and left for dead in his house in December. Gilbert police found the victim, Donald Beckemeyer, 63, unconscious, l

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Phoenix neighborhood put on lockdown due to suspicious package

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - A suspicious package caused a scare in Phoenix Tuesday night, as people across the country remain on edge, due to the serial bombings in Austin. The incident happened on the 1300 block of Topeka Drive in Phoenix. Some people had to be removed from their homes, as a precautionary mea

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-21 04:45:00

Name of Mikelle Biggs, missing since 1999, appears on $1 bill; sister has doubts

MESA, Ariz. - A tip may have surfaced in a 19-year-old Arizona missing child case, but police and family aren't too sure. KPHO reported that a 2009 $1 bill has a message written along the edge that could be a tip in the 1999 disappearance of Mikelle Biggs. She went missing at 11 years old while wait

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-03-21 16:35:14

Motorcyclist severely injured in Chandler crash

A motorcyclist was severely injured after colliding with another vehicle in Chandler on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The crash occurred just before 4 p.m. at the intersection of Ray Road and Day Street, just east of Kyrene Road, Chandler police said. The motorcyclist was transported to an area

AZCENTRAL - 2018-03-22 02:50:55

Chandler neighborhood concerned over recent vehicle break-ins

A Chandler community has come together to form a neighborhood watch to help prevent crime around their homes and to protect their families. CHANDLER, AZ - Neighbors in one Valley community are banding together to not just crack down on crime, but hopefully stop it altogether. Some neighbors who liv

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-22 02:13:24

Arizona police release video of fatal collision with Uber self-driving SUV

TEMPE, Ariz., March 21 (Reuters) - Police in Arizona on Wednesday released a short video of a fatal collision between an Uber self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian, as investigators probe the accident that has put new focus on the safety of autonomous vehicles. The video, taken from inside the Volvo

AOL CORP - 2018-03-22 01:00:27

Message on dollar bill found in Wisconsin may be tip in Mikelle Biggs' disappearance

MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ) - A possible tip has emerged in the disappearance of 11-year-old Mikelle Biggs, who was last seen waiting for an ice cream truck in a Mesa neighborhood in 1999. A dollar bill with a note written on it claiming that Biggs is still alive was found in Wisconsin and now Mesa police ar

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-20 19:23:00

Deadly crash involving self-driving Uber raises questions on company policies

TEMPE, AZ - ABC15 is uncovering brand new details about the deadly crash involving a self-driving Uber. It happened Sunday around 10 p.m. near Mill Avenue and Curry Road. Uber says the vehicle was in self-drive mode at the time, but an operator was also behind the wheel. That operator has been ide

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-21 05:25:22

Police looking for who shot, killed pit bull in north Phoenix

PHOENIX - Phoenix police are looking for the person who shot and killed a pit bull last week. The brown and white dog was found shot near 7th Avenue and Happy Valley Road around 9 p.m. on Monday, March 12. Unfortunately, the dog did not survive its injuries. Police say witnesses saw a silver two-

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-21 12:42:12

Tempe police releases video of fatal collision involving self-driving Uber

PHOENIX - Tempe police released video Wednesday of a fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber vehicle that occurred earlier this week. The video was less than 30 seconds long and it included views from both the interior and exterior of the car. It began with an exterior shot and showed what appea

KTAR.COM - 2018-03-21 22:47:43

Embattled Scottsdale school superintendent fired

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - The Scottsdale Unified School Board has voted to fire embattled superintendent Denise Birdwell and Chief Operating Officer Louis Hartwell. The pair was on paid leave since February, amidst investigations into district finances, bidding practices and potential conflicts of

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-21 05:03:00

Colorado restaurant, Illegal Pete's, to open restaurant in downtown Tempe

TEMPE, AZ - Illegal Pete's, a Colorado-based restaurant chain, is bringing its Mission-style burritos to downtown Tempe. The restaurant confirmed Tuesday that it would take over the space formerly occupied by "My Big Fat Greek Restaurant" along Tempe's Mill Avenue, between Harkins Valley Art theater

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-21 21:24:10

Police: Fatal autonomous Uber crash in Tempe may have been unavoidable

PHOENIX - A fatal collision between a self-driving Uber vehicle and a woman that happened over the weekend in Tempe may have been unavoidable, police said. In an exclusive interview with the San Francisco Chronicle, Tempe Police Chief Sylvia Moir said car-recorded video of the crash showed just how

KTAR.COM - 2018-03-21 21:49:41

Homeless Arizona woman killed by Uber self-driving SUV was 'like everyone's aunt'

TEMPE, Ariz. (Reuters) - The Arizona pedestrian killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle was a homeless woman close to getting off the streets, her friends said, describing her as a fighter who took care of those around her. Elaine Herzberg, 49, known fondly as "Elle" and "Ms. Elle," was widely known

YAHOO! - 2018-03-20 22:59:03

Daz: Uber driver in vehicle that killed a pedestrian was a felon. So what?

Elvia Diaz: Was Rafaela Vasquez's criminal background a factor in Uber's self-driving vehicle hitting and killing a woman in Tempe? Giving convicted felons a second chance at rebuilding their lives after paying their debt to society sounds nice - in theory. But in practice we in the media and reader

AZCENTRAL - 2018-03-20 22:25:36

Massive Barbecue and Beer Fest Going Down Saturday in Chandler

Fellow lovers of smoked meat, you may want to clear your Saturday schedules. A barbecue festival will be going down around these parts. This Saturday, at Dr. AJ Chandler Park in downtown Chandler, the ninth annual Great American Barbecue & Beer Festival will be opening its smokers to the masses. The

PHOENIX NEW TIMES - 2018-03-20 16:00:00

Mesa police investigating dollar bill that could be tied to cold case of missing girl

MESA, AZ - The Mesa Police Department is investigating a dollar bill found in Wisconsin that may be a new tip in a 1999 cold case. Mikelle Biggs was 11-years-old when she went missing from Mesa in 1999. Police said at the time that Biggs went missing while waiting for an ice cream truck in her neigh

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:19:38